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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan: ‘Life Did Not Turn Out the Way I’d Planned It, Not Even Close’

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We're beginning to think that Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan may have a grudge against some of his former bandmates. Additionally, and this might be a bit of a stretch, but Corgan seems to also enjoy the occasional trash-talking session. Finally, and by all means correct us if we're wrong, it seems possible that Billy Corgan may possess some sort of internal turmoil. We developed this hypothesis after reading a recent statement from Corgan, where he threw some ill will at some former Smashing Pumpkins members, while analyzing his personal life as well.

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Billy Corgan Sued by Actors Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart Over Fallen Tree

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Between releasing a new Smashing Pumpkins album and finally opening the Chicago tea house of his dreams, 2012 was shaping up to be a pretty great year for Billy Corgan -- but apparently a tree had to go and ruin everything.

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Billy Corgan on Next Smashing Pumpkins Album: ‘It’s Going To Be a Cruel Record’

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The Smashing Pumpkins have received some positive reviews for their latest album, 'Oceania,' and it's got Billy Corgan energized for what's to come next. The singer revealed that he's already working on the follow-up even though 'Oceania' is only a few months old.

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Billy Corgan Claims Chris Cornell Started War of Words

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Hold onto your hats, ladies and gentlemen, because we've got some shocking news to scramble all your preconceptions of life as we know it. Ready? Billy Corgan, frontman of the Smashing Pumpkins, spoke negatively about another band during an interview! Don't believe us? We've got the quotes to prove it.

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Billy Corgan Says Soundgarden Reunion Is for the Money

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been talking trash about just everyone in music this year, and now beloved grunge goliaths Soundgarden are no exception.

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Billy Corgan: Maybe The Smashing Pumpkins ‘Will Continue On Without Me’

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While the Smashing Pumpkins of today have gone through many transformations since the Smashing Pumpkins of yesteryear, one thing remains a constant – Billy Corgan.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Wants ‘Today’ Played at His Funeral

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been on a media tear as of late to promote the band's newest album, 'Oceania.' Although the musical mastermind has taken his media opportunities to air some of his grievances about … well, everyone ever, Corgan just took part in a more light-hearted interview -- talking about his ideal dinner guest, his strangest celebrity encounter, the song he wants played at his funeral and more.

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Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Dishes on Alice in Chains, Nirvana + Eddie Vedder

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Hulton Archive / Samir Hussein, Getty Images

In a recent interview, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan offered his take on the grunge explosion of the '90s both praising and criticizing bands such as Alice in ChainsNirvana and Pearl Jam.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Defends Axl Rose’s Decision to Reject Rock Hall Induction

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Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has been spitting a ton of venom lately while doing interviews for the release of the band's latest album, 'Oceania.' Whether declaring his desire to "piss on Radiohead" or calling former guitarist James Iha a "piece of s--t," Corgan hasn't been holding back in the least. In one of his most recent interviews, Corgan took the time to defend Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose and his decision to reject a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

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Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan Calls James Iha a ‘Piece of S**t’ + Claims Jimmy Chamberlin Lied

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Juan Naharro Gimenez, Getty Images / Scott Gries, Getty Images / Charley Gallay, Getty Images

On the eve of opening a new chapter for the Smashing Pumpkins with the release of  'Oceania,' frontman Billy Corgan offers his thoughts on his former bandmates, calling one "just a piece of s---" and claiming that another lied about the circumstances surrounding his departure from the band.

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